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Fastest bicycle speed (in slipstream)

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  • Who: Fred Rompelberg

  • What: Fastest bicycle speed (in slipstream)

  • Where: United States

The highest speed ever achieved on a bicycle is 268.831 km/h (166.944 mph) by Fred Rompelberg (Netherlands) behind a wind-shield fitted to a dragster car at Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, USA on 3 October 1995. It should be noted that considerable help was provided by the slipstreaming effect of the lead vehicle.


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